Art Moments Budapest – Site #3 – Exhibition at Mikve

An amazing venue at Art Moments, The Universal Sea Budapest Festival, will be the Mikve, an old Jewish Ritual Bath.
Literally, it means “a gathering of waters” and it involves the concepts of “T’umah” (ritual impurity) and “Taharah” (ritual purity). It was designed for the Jewish rite of purification. So what place could be better to host our exhibition.

Come and celebrate with us the opening of our exhibition: 11 OCTOBER, 7 pm

WHERE?? Mikve, 1014 Budapest, Palota Street 1

Running from October 12-21, 2018 art installations and artworks from international artists are on display in this historic space of the Mikve. Included are contemporary creations, as always most sensitive imprints of a given society, reflecting on our problems of water pollution. Some of the works serve as indicators, others give individual perspectives of society by reflecting economy, religion, and culture.

Focusing on the main topic of the Art Moments: The Universal Sea Budapest Festival, this exhibition brings together works from students and invited artists. Young artists are an essential part of shaping new perspectives. Bringing their works to a historical site these participating artists will engage with the past while rethinking how we live in the present and what can happen in the future. On show will also be presented collaborative artworks by students from the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) and the Technical University of Berlin (TU) who, as part of the interdisciplinary seminar Microplastic and Medusae – Expeditions into H₂O, based their creations on research-travels to divers scientific laboratories specialised on microplastics.”


Participating artists and collaborating institutes:

Timo Kahlen, Liina Klauss, Bayak Made and all our Top 100 artists (Bianca Hlywa, MAP Office (Laurent Gutierrez, Valérie Portefaix), Barbara Nati, Robertina Šebjanič, Linda Byrne and Maggie Dubris, Georgina Peach, Ho Man Law, Marjorie Chau, Denise Frechet, Claire Krouzecky, Brydee Rood, Julia Ganotis, Franziska Rutishauser, Enrico Bernardis, JEDI, Dáriusz Gwizdala, Erika Kapronczai, Júlia Odin Végh, Meadhbh O’Connor, Daria Wartalska and Reiner Maria Matysik, Andrew Hornett, Michael Rofka and Anna Rofka, Richard Dawson, Mazyar Asadi, Alex Côté, deep femme futures, Nezaket Ekici, Daniel Strickland, Paweł Błęcki (in collaboration with Prof. Marek Krajewski), Eduardo Romaguera, Jan Sajdak, Enikő Hodosy/Kata Molnár/Zsuzsi Matók, Stefano Cagol, Resa Blatman, Kyna Hodges, George Lorio, Timo Brusewitz, Chriss Aghana Nwobu, Rachael Causer, Ewa from Pabianice, Stephen Wilks, Nedill, Gwen van den Bout, PRZEPRASZAM group, Nevena Vuksanovic, Ron Wild, Nadine Baldow, Malatsion, Antoaneta Tica, Ella Schofield Lake, Constanze Flamme, Frankie Moughton-Small, Yasmin-Palij, Konstantinos Leloudas, Marisa Merlin, Anneli Goeller, Kojo Biney, Giulia Gentili, Angelika Heckhausen, Liina Klauss, Lorna Carmen McNeill, Colleen Flanigan, CV Peterson, Nasrin Yousefi, Timo Kahlen, Colleen Flanigan, Hervé ALL, Sarah Julig, Moi Tran, Steve McPherson, Diane Laudry, Alex Lawicka Cuper & Alain Lapicoré, Tom Hackett, Miep Adenacker, Ramesh Kumar Biswas, Sara Tusar, Tom Strobl, Marina Fomenko, Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch, Jzstudio, Rachel Thomson, Swaantje Güntzel, Pablo Dilet, Tamara Zecevic, Patrick Demazeau, Diane Watson, Ophelia Jacarini, Caro Krebietke, Pinar Yoldas, Marillina Fortuna, Daniel Webb, LocalStyle, Justyna Górowska, Claudia Livia, Phillipa Horan, MAP Office, Einat Shteckler, Ernesta Dirbanauskaite, Claudia Brogna, Nancy Oliveri, Riccardo Attanasio, Kaethe Wenzel, Claudia Schmitz) as well as the following participants of the seminar “Microplastics and Medusae” (UdK/TU Berlin):

Student: Sophie Drünert (TU, M. Sc. Biotechnology)
Scientific Research Institute:
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig (Germany), Dr. Annika Jahnke, Dr. Dana Kühnel and Christoph Rummel

Students: Anouk Tschanz (UdK, Fine Arts) and Paul-Sebastian Angermeyer (UdK, Communication in Social and Economic Contexts)
Scientific Research Institute:
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Helgoland (Germany), Dr. Gunnar Gerdts, Dr. Sebastian Primpke, Dr. Michaela Meyns and M.Sc. Claudia Lorenz

Students: Niklas Weber (UdK, Visual Communication) and Rebekka Vaino (UdK, Fine Arts)
Scientific Research Institute:
Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde (Germany), Dr. Sven Hille
Student: Anne Merle Krafeld (UdK, Teacher Training Programme MUSIC)
Scientific Research Institute:
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden (Germany), Dr. Annegret Potthof, Dipl. Ing. Kathrin Oelschlägel;
additional input by: GEOMAR, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (Germany), Dr. Mark Lenz
Student: Ludwig Niebuhr (UdK, Architecture)
Scientific Research Institute:
Technical University of Munich, Chair of Aquatic Systems Biology (Germany), Prof. Dr. Jürgen Geist
Student: Janine Röfke (UdK, Teacher Training Programme FINE ARTS)
Scientific Research Institutes:
Eberhard Karls University, Institute of Evolution and Ecology (EvE), Tübingen (Germany), Prof. Dr. Rita Triebskorn
Eberhard Karls University, Center for Applied Geoscience (ZAG), Tübingen (Germany), Prof. Dr. Christiane Zarfl
Students: Annika Kumm (TU, Technical Environmental Protection) and Cécile Vexler (UdK, Visual Communication)
Scientific Research Institute:
Carl von Ossietzky University, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Oldenburg (Germany), Dr. Barbara Scholz-Boettcher

Artist and seminar leader: Roman Kroke
Scientific Research Institutes:
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS, Dresden (Germany), Dr. Annegret Potthof, Dipl. Ing. Kathrin Oelschlägel;
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Helgoland (Germany), Dr. Gunnar Gerdts, Dr. Sebastian Primpke, Dr. Michaela Meyns, M.Sc. Claudia Lorenz;
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig (Germany), Dr. Annika Jahnke, Dr. Dana Kühnel, Christoph Rummel;University of Bordeaux, EPOC Laboratory (France), Prof. Dr. Jérôme Cachot, Dr. Florane Le Bihani
IFREMER (Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer), La Rochelle (France), Dr. Marie-Laure Begout;
IFREMER, L’Houmeau, Dr. Xavier Cousin;
University du Maine, Institute for Molecules and Materials, Le Mans (France), Dr. Fabienne Lagarde.


We thank all involved partners especially the University of Fine Arts (udk), Berlin and the Technical University (TU) of Berlin for their kind support!

So make sure you visit the Hybridart Space to see some really interesting and important work!

Check out our other events during the Art Moments – The Universal Sea Budapest Festival:

Art Moments Budapest – Site #1 – Exhibition and Hackathon
HybridArt Space (1052 Budapest, Galamb u. 6),
Hackathon: 4th October, 2 to 6 pm
Exhibition: 6th – 13th October
Exhibition opening:5th October, 7 pm

Art Moments Budapest – Site #2 – ‘Plastic Waste Labyrinth’ Public Intervention by Julia Vegh ad Erika Kapronczai
Madách Imre tér
28th September – 1st October,
Art Market Budapest at the Millenáris Cultural Center
11th – 14th October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #3 – International Exhibition
Mikve (1014 Budapest, Palota Street 1)
Opening of the exhibition: 11th October, 7 pm,
12th – 23rd October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #4 – Public Space Intervention by Kaethe Wenzel
Daily Sea throughout the centre of Budapest
1st-15th October.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #5 – Sustainability and Art, International Conference
TRIP Hajó Boat (1011 Budapest, Szilágyi Dezső Square, 2nd pier)
5th October, 9:30 am.
Please register via this LINK.

Art Moments Budapest – Site #6 – Film Screening
Trafóklub (1094 Budapest, Liliom Street 41)
28th October, 6 pm.

Photo credit: Nadezhda Shikalova (Visual Communication, UdK) and Janine Röfke (Teacher Training Programmes Fine Arts, UdK)

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